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Can't risk safety: Indian athletes on resuming competitions
Times of India

Can't risk safety: Indian athletes on resuming competitions

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, in a virtual meet with representatives of various National Sports Federations (NSFs) last week, stated that August could be targeted to begin competitive action sans crowds. But what about the athletes, the ones who would be ... Times of India, 3 days ago

'What if any athlete gets infected while competing'?

'I am aware of some athletes contracting the virus outside after some events were resumed. Given the risk involved, it's not worth it. We must wait for things to get better.' IMAGE: Boxing ace Vijender Singh believes it will be a big risk to resume sporting competitions in India given the sharp rise in number of COVID-19 cases in the last few weeks. The administrators are busy thrashing out resumption plans but with the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of slowing down, India's sportsperson ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Boxers' training camp unlikely to resume soon amid logistical concerns

IMAGE: There are no competitions lined up as of now but the BFI wants to hold its national tournaments in the usual October-November window followed by the Asian Championships, which are likely to be held in December. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images The ministry's go ahead has come and a Standard Operating Procedure is also in place but Indian boxers are unlikely to resume camp training anytime soon as the national federation grapples with a "few logistical concerns" amid the COVID-19 ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'Have to plan to make sports more interesting without fans'

"A roadmap is being prepared. If something happens to top athletes it will be a setback and so we are careful and that's why there are no positive coronavirus cases for our athletes till now. Players are pride of our country and so we can't risk anything," Sports Minister Kiran Rijiju said.   IMAGE: The coronavirus-forced nationwide lockdown, which has been extended till May 17, forced the sports ministry to delay the resumption of the training camps at SAI centres. Photograph: PTI/Files ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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